The red half of Manchester have had a odd transfer window so far.
"The manager tried to sign a centre-back, wasn't allowed to do it and he's nearly been left with us".
Mina was regarded by United as far off the level that they wanted in a centre-back and there were concerns about his all-round game.
Harry Maguire was a genuine target, and although no progress was ever made with Leicester, United are still admirers of the England player.More news: Wake Forest University basketball coach charged in death of NYC tourist
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It also now looks like long-standing target Toby Alderweireld will be staying at Tottenham.
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has been one of the more outspoken critics of the shortened window with time running out for Spurs to make a single signing this summer. I'm sure United would've known of him, certainly Mourinho I imagine would have known of him as well. He said on Thursday that some of Paul Pogba, Ashley Young, Fellaini and Jesse Lingard may yet be involved against Leicester.
"I'm astonished that a club of their ilk, a club who with their clout, a club that finished so far off the pace past year in terms of the points gap - we know they finished second but the points gap was huge - that they have done little or nothing", Burley said.
United used a three-at-the-back system regularly during the pre-season tour of the United States and could use it against Claude Puel's side rather than the usual 4-3-3 or 4-2-3-1. You have to try your best to get points and even with the difficulties that we had with our pre-season, now I don't think is the time to be speaking about that. I like my players and my group.